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The magic of mediation

Why is it that mediation is successful where other processes fail?

Written by Caroline Dutot

Posted on September 15, 2016

OFAC sanctions hit insurance industry

Last Month OFAC, the US financial sanctions enforcement body, issued an enforcement notice against AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company.

Written by Caroline Dutot

Posted on September 14, 2016

Reducing the impact of conflict on business

A survey of CEOs, VPs and middle managers identified that they spent 24% of their time managing conflict. For any business conflict management has the potential to make serious inroads into the time, resources, productivity and performance of a business.

Written by Caroline Dutot

Posted on September 07, 2016

Howard Sharp QC secures TIEA judgment in Jersey Court of Appeal

On 16th August 2016, the Jersey Court of Appeal rejected the latest round of legal challenges brought by Larsen and Volaw in respect of this high profile Tax Information Exchange Agreement case. The background in briefest detail is as follows: On 4th October 2013, the Bergen District Court in Norway convicted Mr Larsen of serious tax fraud […]

Written by Howard Sharp

Posted on August 30, 2016

Health check for zero hours contracts

A report by the Health and Social Security Scrutiny Panel released on 11 July 2016 suggests businesses who utilise zero hours contracts need to urgently review the terms of their use.  A zero hours contract is a contract under which work is offered by an employer as and when work is available but where no […]

Written by Caroline Dutot

Posted on July 11, 2016

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Posted on May 31, 2016

Jersey’s First Discrimination Case Endorsing Transgender Rights

On 20 May 2016 the Jersey Employment and Discrimination Tribunal heard the first case of its kinds under the Discrimination (Jersey) Law 2013. The case concerned a transgender person who alleged both direct and indirect discrimination against Condor Ferries.

Written by Caroline Dutot

Posted on May 24, 2016

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A business-like approach to transgender rights

With gender reassignment a protected characteristic, how can employers ensure the rights of the individual are respected when it comes to transgender employees?

Written by Ardent Chambers

Posted on April 23, 2016

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